The table below looks at the statistics for Unified Communications skills in IT jobs advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Unified Communications over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unified Communications
Rank 58 54 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 9 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 1.52% 1.21% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.63% 5.04% -
Number of salaries quoted 9 6 0
Average salary £70,000 £72,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.44% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-18.18% +15.78%
Unified Communications
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Coventry region.

Communications & Networking Category
Coventry
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
118 119 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 19.97% 24.04% 19.64%
Number of salaries quoted 108 84 96
Average salary £41,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £42,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Unified Communications
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Unified Communications across the Coventry region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Unified Communications Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

Unified Communications
Salary Trend in Coventry

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Unified Communications across the Coventry region.

Unified Communications Salary Trend in Coventry

Unified Communications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Coventry region citing Unified Communications also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Unified Communications.

1 38 (97.44%) Microsoft
2 22 (56.41%) Cisco
3 18 (46.15%) Lync
4 17 (43.59%) Microsoft Certification
4 17 (43.59%) MCSE
5 14 (35.90%) MS Exchange
6 13 (33.33%) Avaya
6 13 (33.33%) Nortel
6 13 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
6 13 (33.33%) Mitel
6 13 (33.33%) MCITP
6 13 (33.33%) Dialogic
6 13 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
7 10 (25.64%) Windows
8 9 (23.08%) Citrix
9 7 (17.95%) Active Directory
9 7 (17.95%) NetApp
9 7 (17.95%) IBM
9 7 (17.95%) Strategic Planning
9 7 (17.95%) Service Delivery
9 7 (17.95%) Hyper-V
10 6 (15.38%) MS Office
11 5 (12.82%) SQL Server
11 5 (12.82%) Windows XP
11 5 (12.82%) DNS
11 5 (12.82%) HP
11 5 (12.82%) VMware
11 5 (12.82%) NetScaler
12 4 (10.26%) Office 365
12 4 (10.26%) Windows Server 2012

Unified Communications
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Coventry region citing Unified Communications also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Unified Communications. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 18 (46.15%) Lync
2 14 (35.90%) MS Exchange
3 13 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (15.38%) MS Office
2 4 (10.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.82%) DNS
1 5 (12.82%) NetScaler
2 2 (5.13%) iSCSI
2 2 (5.13%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (5.13%) Firewall
2 2 (5.13%) VoIP
2 2 (5.13%) VPN
2 2 (5.13%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.82%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (2.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (51.28%) Architect
2 19 (48.72%) Infrastructure Architect
3 18 (46.15%) Lead Architect
4 16 (41.03%) Consultant
5 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Consultant
5 2 (5.13%) Citrix Consultant
5 2 (5.13%) Senior Support Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) Technical Consultant
5 2 (5.13%) Support Engineer
6 1 (2.56%) IT Consultant
6 1 (2.56%) Applications Consultant
6 1 (2.56%) Technical Specialist
6 1 (2.56%) CRM Architect
6 1 (2.56%) Virtualisation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.56%) Application Packaging
Operating Systems
1 10 (25.64%) Windows
2 5 (12.82%) Windows XP
3 4 (10.26%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (7.69%) Windows 7
4 3 (7.69%) Windows Phone
4 3 (7.69%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (17.95%) Strategic Planning
1 7 (17.95%) Service Delivery
2 3 (7.69%) Time Management
3 2 (5.13%) Project Planning
3 2 (5.13%) PRINCE2
4 1 (2.56%) Data Modelling
4 1 (2.56%) CRM
4 1 (2.56%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (2.56%) Workflow
Qualifications
1 17 (43.59%) Microsoft Certification
1 17 (43.59%) MCSE
2 13 (33.33%) MCITP
3 2 (5.13%) CCEE
3 2 (5.13%) CCAA
3 2 (5.13%) MCSA
3 2 (5.13%) CCNA
3 2 (5.13%) CCA
3 2 (5.13%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (5.13%) CCEA
3 2 (5.13%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 7 (17.95%) Active Directory
1 7 (17.95%) Hyper-V
2 4 (10.26%) XenDesktop
3 3 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (5.13%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (2.56%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (7.69%) AppDNA
2 2 (5.13%) SCCM
2 2 (5.13%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 38 (97.44%) Microsoft
2 22 (56.41%) Cisco
3 13 (33.33%) Avaya
3 13 (33.33%) Nortel
3 13 (33.33%) Mitel
3 13 (33.33%) Dialogic
4 9 (23.08%) Citrix
5 7 (17.95%) NetApp
5 7 (17.95%) IBM
6 5 (12.82%) HP
6 5 (12.82%) VMware
7 2 (5.13%) WatchGuard
7 2 (5.13%) Veeam